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UT LEAD Events

As a UT LEAD student, you’re required to attend at least one event from the following categories: Leadership, Excellence/Achievement, and Diversity.

To record your attendance at these events, we’ve set up a VOLink page: https://volink.utk.edu/ 

Check out our guide on how to record your events here:
Logging LEAD Events on VOLink

 

Looking for an event to attend?  Check out our calendar and list of suggestions below (each event has a link to more details including times and locations):
*Listed events are not inclusive of every event that can fulfill this requirement.  Please feel free to attend other qualifying events you find that aren’t posted.*

 

 

Leadership: uniting and motivating others in the pursuit of a common goal

Experiences that expose students to leadership experiences inside and outside the classroom including leadership conferencesservice opportunities, and leadership positions.

General Websites:

Visit the office of Leadership and Service to volunteer to sign up to serve at https://leadserve.utk.edu/sign-up-to-serve/

Apply for Alternative Spring Break at https://leadserve.utk.edu/alternative-break-program/

Apply to be a Leadership and Service Ambassador at https://leadserve.utk.edu/ambassadors/apply-ambassador/

Apply to be a FUTURE Peer Mentor at https://futureut.utk.edu/become-a-student-volunteer/

Specific Events:

Wednesday, March 6th-15th Great Women Wear Orange & Women Champions of Vision and Courage John C. Hodges Library, Commons

Thursday, March 7th 8:30 AM-9:30 PM NED Talk-“Fruving the World: A Social Marketing and Environmental Change Intervention Jessie W. Harris Building, 202

Thursday, March 7th 5:30 PM-9:00 PM Screening of RBG Student Union, 262C

Sunday, March 10th 12:00 PM-4:00 PM Campus & Fort Cleanup The Rock

Tuesday, March 12th 12:30 PM-1:30 PM CCE March Meeting Frieson Black Cultural Center, 102

Wednesday, March 13th 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Safe Spring Break Pedestrian Walkway

Friday, March 15th 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Service to Go Student Union, Center for Career Development

Friday, March 15th 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Navigating the Tangled Bank: Environmental Impacts on Ecological Networks Science and Engineering Research Facility (SERF), 307

Tuesday, March 26th 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Future of UT Green Power Purchasing Strong Hall, B1

Thursday, March 28th 5:30 PM-7:00 PM #westutterknoxville Hearing and Speech Center, Upstairs Conference Room

Friday, March 29th 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Empowering Women to Deal With Unit-Level Conflicts Frieson Black Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

Friday, March 29th 12:30 PM-5:00 PM Promoting Healthy Weight 3.0 Colloquium Series: A Socio-Ecological Perspective-Policy as All Levels Friday, March 29th 12:30 PM-5:00 PM

Excellence & Achievement: developmental experience that will aid in your growth as a young professional

Experiences that expose students to excellence and achievement inside and outside the classroom including undergraduate research, meeting with an Academic Coach, attending an educational workshop, completing a career assessment and meeting with a career consultant, and participating in Educational Advancement Program.

General Websites:

Schedule an appointment with the Center for Career Development at https://career.utk.edu/schedule-an-appointment/

Make an appointment with the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships at https://onsf.utk.edu/first-steps/

Make an appointment to meet with a professional Academic Coach at the Student Success Center at https://studentsuccess.utk.edu/academic-coaching/schedule-an-appointment/

Reach out to Financial Advisors with First Tennessee Bank for a one-on-one financial wellness check-up.  Contact either Andrew Pankratz via APANKRATZ@firsttennessee.com or Charly Dena via CADena@firsttennessee.com

Specific Events:

Wednesday, March 6th 9:00 AM-5:00PM MarchMock Interview Madness for Engineer Students Student Union, Center for Career Development

Wednesday, March 6th 1:15 PM-2:15 PM College of Nursing: Communicating with Program Officers

Wednesday, March 6th 4:00 PM-5:30 PM Career Conversation: Science and Healthcare Student Union, Center for Career Development, Room 225

Wednesday, March 6th 5:00 PM-6:30 PM The Best Practices in Teaching Program John C Library, 252

Wedneaday, March 6th 5:15 PM-6:15 PM Vol Court Pitch Competition James A. Haslam II Business Building, Room 104

Thursday, March 7th 7:00 AM-5:00 PM MARCON 2019 Knoxville Convention Center

Thursday, March 7th 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Difficult Conversations about Gender in the Workplace John C. Hodges Library, Mary Greer Room

Thursday, March 7th 1:00 PM Inducing Demand: Why Consumer-Level Approaches to Conservation Often Fail Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium

Thursday, March 7th 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Undergraduate Research Seminar: How to Write an Abstract John C. Hodges Library, Presentation Room 220 E

Friday, March 8th Shadowing and Internship Fair: Pre-Health Student Union, Center for Career Development, Room 225

Friday, March 8th, 15th, & 29th 12:00 PM-4:00 PM Smokey’s Closet Greve Hall, G02 & G06

Friday, March 8th 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Solving the World’s Wicked Problems Through Local Sustainability Initiates Thompson-Boling Arena Café, A

Friday, March 8th 5:00 PM-8:00 PM 2019 Philosophy Tennessee Value & Agency Conference McClung Tower and Plaza, 1210

Saturday, March 9th 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Practice MCAT James A. Haslam II Business Building, 102

Monday, March 11th 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Mindfulness Workshop Student Union, Room 262C

Monday, March 11th 3:00 PM-4:30 PM Opportunities in Political Science Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium

Monday, March 11th 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Anita Allen: Privacy and Ethics in the Digital Age John C. Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium

Tuesday, March 12th 4:00 PM-5:15 PM Personal Statement Workshop: Pre-Health Student Union, Phase II, 262 A

Wednesday, March 13th 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Undergraduate Research Seminar: Create an Effective Poster John C. Hodges Library, Presentation Room 220 E

Wednesday, March 13th 9:00 AM-11:30 AM East Tennessee PreK-12 Education Job Fair Worlds Fair Park, Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park

Wednesday, March 13th 12:30 PM-2:00 PM Explore UT: For Those of Undecided Majors Student Union, Center for Career Development

Wednesday, March 27th 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Women in Stem Research Symposium Student Union

Thursday, March 28th 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Social Service & Nonprofit Career Mingle Student Union, Center for Career Development

Thursday, March 28th 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Undergraduate Research Seminar: How to Write an Abstract John C. Hodges Library, Presentation Room 220 E

Friday, March 29th 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Self-Care Fair Pedestrian Walkway

Diversity: the acknowledgement and celebration of similarities and differences

Experiences that expose students to diversity experiences inside and outside the classroom including attending an event hosted by the Diversity Educators, Safe Zone Training, and any cultural events, programs, or training that enhance intercultural skills.

Experiences that expose students to diversity experiences inside and outside the classroom including attending an event hosted by the Diversity Educators, Safe Zone Training, and any cultural events, programs, or training that enhance intercultural skills.

General Websites:

Visit the Pride Center to learn about different opportunities to get involved at https://pridecenter.utk.edu/

Sign up to complete Safe Zone training at https://pridecenter.utk.edu/programs-events/safezone/

Become a member or attend one of the programs offered by the International House at https://ihouse.utk.edu/programs/

Join Multicultural Student Life for one of their many programs at https://multicultural.utk.edu/

Apply to become a Diversity Educator at https://multicultural.utk.edu/programs/diversity-education/

Specific Events:

Thursday, March 7th-March 17th Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

Wednesday, March 6th 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Discussion Forum about Free Speech and Hate Speech Student Union, 272

Wednesday, March 6th 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Conversations that Matter with Jess Pettitt Student Union, Ballroom

Wednesday, March 6th Foreign Film: Breathe John C Hodges Library, Auditorium, Rm 101

Wednesday, March 6th–March 10th & March 13th-March 17th 7:30 PM-10:00 PM Detroit ’67 Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre

Wednesday, March 6th 1:00 PM-3:00 PM International Coffee House: Brazil Hodges C. Library, Mary E. Greer Room

Thursday, March 7th 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Conversations that Matter with Jess Pettitt Student Union, Ballroom

Thursday, March 7th 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Difficult Conversations about Gender in the Workplace John C. Hodges Library, Mary Greer Room

Thursday, March 7th 7:30 PM-9:30 PM Visiting Artist Lecture: Brandon Ballengee Art and Architecture Building, 109

Tuesday, March 12th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM UndocuAlly Workshop John C. Hodges Library, Lindsay-Young Auditorium

Tuesday, March 12th 7:00 PM Alina Fernandez, Daughter of Fidel Castro Student Union, Auditorium

 

Wednesday, March 13th 1:00 PM-3:00 PM International Coffee House: Ecuador Hodges C. Library, Mary E. Greer Room

Monday, March 25th 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Conversations on Immigration John C. Hodges Library, Mary Greer Room

Tuesday, March 26th 6:30 PM Mahogany Soul Café Frieson Black Cultural Center

Wednesday, March 27th 1:30 PM-3:30 PM Diversi-Tea: Supporting International Students John C. Hodges Library, 605

Wednesday, March 27th 1:00 PM-3:00 PM International Coffee House: Bulgaria Hodges C. Library, Mary E. Greer Room

Thursday, March 28th 3:00 PM-4:30 PM Exploring The Black Travel Movement and Beyond Workshop Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Friday, March 29th 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Exploring The Black Travel Movement Social Media and Beyond Beck Cultural Exchange Center